Bookings for courses starting later this month close Friday

Places available book by end of Friday 15th

If you intend to take one or more of the Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers starting later this month, please note that bookings close on Friday 15 October 2021 (UK time).

The next group of courses will take place in February 2022. If you want to fit in some CPD this year, then the October starting courses are the last ones taking place in 2021.

Don’t forget that our next Free wellbeing session for dance teachers is coming up on Monday.

Wellbeing for dance teachers

Courses available to book now

After a break over the UK summer, there are now three short online CPD courses for dance teachers available to book.

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Dance Communication and Cultural Education

This is something I wrote in 1995 for a Transcultural Studies Module when I was studying for my Masters Degree in Health Education. I have edited the very formal way of writing that we had to follow at that time such as substituting ‘I’ for ‘the writer’.

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“Long before the dawn of history, long before he could sing or even speak, man danced. Moving to his own internal rhythms, the pounding of his heart, the beating of his pulse, primitive man discovered dance. It is within us, always.”

Gene Kelly – from the film that’s dancing (1985)

Introduction

In this paper, I examine aspects of dance as a form of communication and as an aid to teaching about different cultures, in particular, the contribution that dance can make to the cultural education of school children. I discuss my own experiences of dance as a universal, nonverbal, language. Brinson (1993) in his book entitled Dance as Education wrote:-

Through cultural education, dance:

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Course bookings close Friday 2 April

Course bookings for the current two courses available to book, close tomorrow 2 April 2021. There is still time for you to book until the end of Friday 2 April. The two Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers starting on Friday 9 April 2021 are:

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You can still book until end of Friday 22 January (UK time)

Bookings close for January 2021 courses on Friday

Teaching Dance to Older People (TOP) is a popular course with dance teachers. It is a great way to explore teaching dance to older people or to enhance your understanding of teaching this group of dance learners. We look at some key issues to consider when teaching older people as well as exploring some of the potential health and social benefits that dance can offer this population.

Positive Psychology for Dance Teachers: an introduction (PP) joined the list of Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers last year. You might find the quotes about PP here useful. This PP course shows you ways to bring PP into your dance teaching and in this way aim to help your dance learners to flourish as people as well as dancers.

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